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Tigers Complete Sweep With 10-7 Win Over Panthers In Game 2 Of Doubleheader

March 12, 2023

CLEMSON, S.C. - The Clemson Tigers scored in six of the first seven innings in their 10-7 victory over Georgia State in the second game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Saturday. The Tigers, who swept the series 3-0 and won their fifth game in a row, improved to 10-6, while the Panthers dropped to 9-7.

Will Taylor belted a two-run homer, his second of the season, in the first inning. In the second inning, Cooper Ingle grounded a run-scoring single with two outs to extend his hitting streak to 10 games, then Taylor followed with a single that brought home two runs. Clemson tacked on another run in the third inning on Blackwell’s second double of the game.

Back-to-back homers by Luke Boynton and Colin Hynek plated three runs in the top of the fourth inning, then Caden Grice and Blackwell lined two-out, run-scoring singles in the bottom of the fourth inning. Matt Ruiz grounded a two-run single in the fifth inning to narrow Clemson’s lead to 8-5.

Nathan Hall lofted a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning and Ingle added a run-scoring single in the seventh inning to extend the Tiger lead.

Nick Clayton (1-0) earned the win in relief by tossing 2.0 innings. Georgia State starter Ryan Watson (0-1) suffered the loss, as he surrendered 11 hits, eight runs (six earned) and two walks with three strikeouts in 5.0 innings pitched.

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